St. Luke's News

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Vestry Nominations

Now is the time to nominate someone to serve on our Vestry! Keeping the St. Luke's mission in mind, Vestry members work together for the greater good of our church: its programming, facilities, fiscal health, and spiritual life. Nominees should be baptized and confirmed members of the church; receive communion on a regular basis; and pledge financial support to St. Luke's. Forms are available are in the church foyer, or you can download/print one HERE. The deadline for nominations is November 11. Questions? Contact Owen Cope:

Nov. 16: Invite Welcome Connect

Coming to St. Luke's on November 16, Invite Welcome Connect is a transformational ministry that helps churches to become places of genuine connection for inviting the faith journeys and stories of everyone, enabling deeper journeys of Christian discipleship, and enabling the Spirit of Christ to be at the heart of each church's hospitable mission. St. Luke's will host an Invite Welcome Connect workshop for all the churches in our deanery, and everyone is encouraged to attend! 9 am-3 pm on November 16. $20 fee includes lunch. Register HERE.

Oct. 30: Medicare Advising

The annual enrollment period for Medicare is now until December 7. Our own Kendall Daigle is offering a presentation at St. Luke's for those who might want to add or change their plans. Kendall is licensed and experienced in the insurance industry. Her presentation at St. Luke's will be strictly educational, certainly not a sales event, and we hope many of you can take advantage of her expertise. Please bring a friend who might be interested in this information. Free and open to all. 7 pm on October 30.

Oct. 19: Habitat for Humanity

Next up from our Mission & Outreach Committee... Habitat for Humanity! We're calling for volunteers ages 16+ to join the crew on a home construction site. October 19 from 7:45 am until 2 pm. For details and registration, contact Robert Hinkle:

Vestry Minute

As of late September 2019, recent accomplishments of each of the committees: The Endowment Committee, with Vestry approval, granted a tuition grant application of a School family. The Mission & Outreach Committee reported that the September missions are The Lot Project (breakfast for the homeless) and Hope Ministries (assisting with groceries). There will be a Habitat Build in October. Lisa Lee is stepping down as chair of Mission and Outreach and has been a tremendous force in developing and leading this committee over the last two years. We appreciate her service and want to thank her for all of her hard work. The Stewardship Committee’s kick-off for Stewardship Sunday is October 6, with a

Oct. 27: St. Luke's Spooktacular

Gather your family and friends, dress in favorite costumes, and come out to St. Luke's for family fun! Our annual fall festival expands this year with the welcome addition of visual and performing arts from our school community! The festivities will begin in Witter Hall at 3:30 pm with the Spooktacular Concert & Art Show, featuring band, choir, and art students from our school. The fun continues with carnival games and trunk-or-treat in the church parking lot from 4 pm until 6 pm. Free and open to all! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! See details and sign up HERE...

Oct. 13: Evensong

The St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Choir will lead an Evensong at 5:30 pm on Sunday, October 13. The service will include hymns, scripture readings, prayers, responses, and anthems by contemporary composers including Morten Laurdisen, Ola Gjeilo and John Rutter. Evensong is a distinctively Anglican Service combining features of both Evening Prayer and Compline. We give thanks for the day that is ending, recognize blessings and shortcomings, seek the shelter of a loving God in the evening hours, and lift up prayers for the church and the whole world. The Evensong at St. Luke’s is free and open to the public. St. Luke’s is located at 8833 Goodwood Boulevard in Baton Rouge. If you have que


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